A yoga retreat in Europe…
Just the sound of it brings up romantic visions of Italian fields, Spanish beaches, and a time to nourish yourself.
We know there is a lot of options out there, so we decided to put together some of our top picks for 2018.
From “Mediterranean Wellness” retreats, to basking in the sun of the Canary Islands, to the rare and beautiful island of Gozo, we’ve got some wonderful options for you.
Time to dream of that European vacation…
Creacon Wellness Retreat is surrounded by rolling hills, panoramic landscapes, and beautiful natural scenery.
Visit sandy beaches and explore the shoreline near the historic Hook Head Lighthouse.
Experience luxury rooms, a variety of classes including yoga, meditation, mindfulness and therapies such as massage, acupuncture, energy work.
The Creacon Wellness Center follows the Food Is Medicine program, which is designed to increase health, vitality, and wellness from the inside out.
There is a reason they made it to the top of the list: they are absolutely rocking the wellness retreats in Europe.
Price: From $1526 (affordable luxury)
Location: Split, Split-Dalmatia County, Croatia
Imagine basking in the Mediterranean sun, letting the vibes soak into you after too many long days stressed out on your job.
You’ll get incredible organic food according to the delicious Mediterranean diet. No worries about the stress or hassle of cooking, it’s all done for you.
The retreat program consists of everyday group therapies that progress from day to day to a state of mind resonating with deep peace, understanding of your life path and knowing your life purpose and it’s major challenges.
Therapies are made using consecrated crystals, therapeutic grade essential oils, guided Angelic healing, meditation, sounds of nature and Tibetan singing bowls.
Aura scanning with IES AuraCloud 3D Pro followed by deep cleaning and balancing the chakra shown as the root issue.
Find, love and cherish your inner self!
Discover your life path and turn your problems into challenges and opportunities!
Enjoy healthy lifestyle, relax, detox and heal your body and soul near beautiful Croatian blue sea and green landscape!
BONUS: Because you’re booking with Book Retreats, they will include a free 45 min regression therapy session with your package 🙂
Location: Barcelona, Spain
This is a modern yoga lifestyle retreat right in the heart of Barcelona. Escape to a getaway, a week of yoga, wellbeing, cultural and healthy holidays in Barcelona.
The retreat offers quality yoga classes with the best international teachers, fantastic accommodation in a beautiful modernistic house in the heart of Barcelona, delicious vegetarian menu and plenty of other activities and treatments in Barcelona.
Your host will be offering extra optional activities such as Barcelona tours, paddle boarding, cycling, massages, alternative therapies, and much more within the city and surroundings.
Enjoy the beautiful city of Barcelona while doing all the things you love most 🙂
Location: South of France
Imagine yourself in the South of France, in a midieval village surrounded by the foothills of the Pyrenees mountains. Engaging in embodied meditation practices to balance your body and mind.
Eating this retreats “famed” vegan and raw food, you’ll be treated for 5 days of a time to truly refresh yourself. You’ll be in a temple-like house, with ample room.
Jane Alexander, author of over 20 books on yoga and meditation awarded this retreat her Best Wellness Retreat award, and we can see why.
Periods of silence are a big component of this retreat, and it offers a transformative haven for all those needing it.
They call these periods “Noble Silence” and they are structured to bring you back into the most intimate contact with yourself.
Location: Mykonos, Greece
Every morning you can enjoy an unforgettable sun salutation yoga session from our expert instructors, followed by a healthy and nourishing low-fat Mediterranean breakfast prepared from the freshest locally sourced ingredients.
In the late afternoon, you also have the opportunity to experience a relaxing yoga session.
You’ll be accommodated in one of our luxury sea view villas with all our luxury villas facilities and services right at your fingertips.
During the retreat you will be sailing, discovering and practicing yoga every day in beautiful beaches whilst enjoying the experience of cruising, swimming, sunbathing and relaxing in the beautiful islands of Ibiza and Formentera.
A major part of the retreat will be teamwork. Help each other and the captain on board, help prepare the meals, set the table, etc.
This encourages serious bonding beyond anything you will find on any other luxury retreat. The relationships that you form on the boat will be deep and full of love.
The beauty of this retreat is that you can take as much or as little from exploring other activities that they offer and if you like, you can even opt to simply rest and relax.
A typical day includes a yoga session, a circuit training session, and an option for a hike through the surrounding rolling hills or another yoga session in the afternoon.
The La Forra Agri-Resort is positioned between the world famous towns of Siena, Cortona, and Florence. The retreat center can arrange for guests to take day trips to these fascinating destinations. 🙂
An intimate retreat, you’ll be receiving a mixture of more intensive yoga and gentle restorative yoga.
If you’re into surfing, you’ll be right next door to one of the best spots in the world.
This retreat is pretty open for different opportunities: kayaking, standup paddleboard, and all kinds of other fun activities.
In the morning you’ll wake up with the rejuvenating Vinayasa Flow, and the evening you’ll wind down with restorative yoga.
With a beautiful picture like that, how can you not be totally intrigued?
Enjoy inspirational yoga, eat delicious home-cooked, healthy vegetarian food, indulge in massages, enjoy country walks, relax by the open fire.
Make new friends and escape the challenges and stresses of everyday life.
This is the environment to achieve true well-being and restoration so you return home feeling recharged and feel the benefits for months afterward.
Location: Abingdon, England, United Kingdom
Not feeling 100%? Want to unplug, destress, recharge, and rebalance? Need some time out to get your health and wellbeing back on track?
Struggle to find the time to make healthy food or to exercise well? Looking for a life transformation, something that actually makes lasting changes?
The answer: your very own one-on-one retreat. Whatever you are feeling, this retreat can help to make positive changes and experience some immediate results from within.
Receive up to 20 hours of 1-1 quality time with your wellness coach. A very special and truly unique experience offering the ability to ask lifestyle questions, talk through experiences, explore positive suggestive changes to make in your daily life and move into greater positive chapters of your life journey, both physically, mentally emotionally, & spiritually …. a wonderful safe and secure retreat to relax and release, reassess and reimprint, leaving re-energised and rejuvenated.
But that’s not all, you’ll also receive your very own personal programme to take home with you, full of information about you and your symptoms presented, suggested protocols for self-improvement, tools to use in your daily life, suggested foods to eat and avoid, recipes, if required suggested tests / supplementation and more…
Price: $1596 (affordable luxury)
Location: Aulus-les-Bains, Occitanie, France
Calling all artists and creative types…
Stay in a residential arts facility perched a kilometer above sea level in the high French Pyrenees, surrounded by snowcapped peaks, glacial lakes, cascading waterfalls and ancient forests.
They run masterclasses led by the most world’s most celebrated artists, writers, musicians, and thinkers.
Experience a 5-day session exploring deep listening, meditation, nada yoga and laughter therapy with legendary ambient composer and guru Laraaji.
Laraaji is synonymous with ambient music, meditation and cosmic energy – his Laughter workshops, deep listening performances and yoga tours have become a program highlight at some of the worlds finest arts institutions, festivals, and clubs.
A unique chance to relax, learn and go deeper in the high Pyrenean mountains with world-famous ambient guru Laraaji.
This life-changing experience is happening in June 2018 so get your travel plans sorted ASAP!
Price: $1251 (affordable luxury)
Location: Jalón, Valencian Community, Spain
Enjoy 8 wonderful days of self-indulgence in beautiful and luxurious surroundings with the promise of discovering a new kind of peace for body, mind, and soul.
The Cuatre Finques’ Yoga and Mindfulness retreat is like no other – a special and unique time to relax, re-energize and disconnect from everyday life.
Aimed at yoga beginners to the slightly experienced, this is a wonderful introduction to this ancient art. This exclusive retreat will take a maximum of 10-13 people and includes a full body massage, Spanish cooking demo, and more.
So why not grab your mother, your brother, your sister, or your partner and start 2018 about YOU!
This beautiful holiday is happening in April 2018 so get your spot booked ASAP!
Did one of these 2018 European yoga retreats stand out to you?
If so, then I’d reach out to the owner and let them know you’re interested.
Sometimes these retreats fill up and you don’t want to miss out 🙂